|Radio Nation: WTO meeting special|
Marc Cooper of the Nation magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Co-hosts include John Nichols and Doug Henwood of the the Nation magazine. Recording contains highlights of the meetings, interviews with protesters outside the conference, interviews with labor leaders including George Becker and Jose Bove, and Harold Meyerson from the LA Weekly...
|Radio Nation: WTO meeting special|
Marc Cooper of the Nation Magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Recording contains highlights of the meetings as well as interviews with several protesters outside the conference on their purpose for coming to Seattle and how they are planning to protest. First 15 minutes, 4pm. See DAT0010 for entire show.
|Fidel Castro speaks in Harlem|
Fidel Castro speaks to the General Assembly at the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations on October 22, 1995 at the Abyssinian Church in Harlem, New York City. He talks about the birth of the United Nations and the gap of inequality that is growing between developed and underdeveloped nations. He speaks of how many developed countries represented by the United Nations, resist Cubaﾒs political and cultural views, and he speaks about the United Statesﾒ embargo block against Cuba ...
|Sproul Hall sit-in and arrests|
Disc 2: The recording is a continuation of reports on arrests and processing of University of California, Berkeley students by California Highway Patrol, Berkeley police, and Alameda County Sheriff. FSM leader Brian Turner and other spokesman discuss demonstrators' legal rights. Captain Beal of the Berkeley police department announces that they have taken over the building and will remain until the last demonstrator is removed...
|Sproul Hall sit-in and arrests|
Disc 1: Students participating in sit-in begin by singing "Hatikva" and Zum Gali Gali" in celebration of Hanukkah. An unidentified speaker leads a discussion on what constitutes non-violence, strategies for non-violent action, and anticipation of police action. Students then sing "Mayim Mayim". Chancellor Edward Strong addresses crowd in Sproul Hall requesting the students to disperse or failure to do so will result in disciplinary action by the university...
|Breaking bread : building multi-racial alliances for economic and social justice|
This program features extended excerpts of a live discussion recorded in mid-November, with an open debate about the role that race, gender and class play in our country in keeping people from finding their shared interests and how we might overcome barriers to work together for social change. Participants include essayist and author Barbara Ehrenreich, author and activist Clarence Lusane, Mary Matsuda who is professor of law at Georgetown University, and Cornel West who is professor of Afro-Ame...
|Breaking bread : building multi-racial alliances for economic and social justice|
This program features extended excerpts of a live discussion recorded in mid-November, with an open debate about the role that race, gender and class play in our country in keeping people from finding their shared interests and how we might overcome barriers to work together for social change. Participants include essayist and author Barbara Ehrenreich, author and activist Clarence Lusane, Mary Matsuda who is professor of law at Georgetown University, Cornel West who is professor of Afro-America...
|The race card : a look at the use of race in American politics|
With each new election year, it seems as if the race card is dealt more frequently in political campaigns. This program will look at why American politicians use race as a way of dividing citizens in order to attract certain voters. The show will also provide stories of how the race card has been used in campaigns throughout U.S. history. Guests will peer ahead at the election year to project what racial code words and issues, like 'immigration' and 'welfare reform' will be used as candidates pl...
|Justice for all : the case for and against racially based jury-nullification|
The program offers various positions that are being put forth in regard to jury nullification. Paul Butler, associate professor of law at George Washington University, has written 'There is an increasing perception that some African American jurors vote to acquit Black defendants for racial reasons, sometimes explained as the juror's desire not to send another Black man to jail. There is considerable disagreement over whether it is appropriate for a Black juror to do so...
|The legacy of integration|
Over the past 40 years, the United States has promoted racial integration as the solution to many problems raised by inequalities. Yet, an increasing number of African American activists and intellectuals are concluding that integration is an idea whose time has passed. Some of the racist right are pleased to hear this. Salim Muwakkil, senior editor for "In These Times" has written, 'Does that mean that the ideal of an integrated society has been discredited?' Other guests include Todd Gitlin, p...
|Hate speech and the First Amendment|
This five-part series on race and democracy includes compelling conversations and speeches that explore where issues of race and democracy collide. The series looks at how racism and racial realities pose a challenge to our democracy. Hate-related violence topics include the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma, the assassination of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, and the torching of a store in New York, which have all been traced to inflammatory speech...
|PPS sampler / produced by Tim McGovern, Judi Gaughn Levin and Daniel Gonzales.|
This is a special recording that has been made inside and outside the supervisor's chamber in San Francisco City Hall where the house subcommittee is in session. The recordings are excerpts of events of the 1970s which include Black Panthers, Robert Kennedy's assassination, Attica prison riot, Wounded Knee, South Africa, and genetic engineering. Other speakers include George Carlin, Dr. Sol Gordon, and Fran Lee.
|The United Farm Workers in Delano|
The speaker begins by giving a tour of the Union complex called 40 Acres where they are training farm workers various skills. He talks about the history, activity, struggle, and impact of the United Farm Workers in Delano. Part one includes interview with Dolores Huerta, first vice-president of the U.F.W., and Ben Maddoc, head of the organizing department.
|National Lawyers Guild Executive Division Catherine Clark - Military Recruitment|
National Lawyers Guild Executive Division Catherine Clark discusses Military Recruitment". She mentions the national hot-line that has been started for people with questions about discharge options and risks that people may face when they've been told to report to duty. Several of the calls have been from Puerto Rican women. "
|The State of U.S. Politics / by Molly Ivins|
Molly Ivins (1944-2007), an American newspaper columnist, commentator, and best-selling author, presents a compelling, insightful and humorous lecture on the state of U.S. politics running up to the presidential elections this same year. Her keynote address was for the 48th Annual World Affairs Conference in Boulder, Colorado. She covers several topics including immigration, campaigning finances, women's rights, bilingual education, Telecommunications Act, and more...
|Dear Friends: Let's Eat / Firesign Theater|
Aircheck of the Firesign Theater program "Dear Friends: Let's Eat." Firesign Theater is an American comedy group which consists of Phil Austin (Nick Danger), Philip Proctor, Peter Bergman, and David Ossman.
|Rod and Bob Jackson-Paris interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Josy Catoggio interviews the body-building gay married couple Rod and Bob Jackson-Paris. They discuss their biographical book "Straight from the Heart: A Love Story," Tom Bianchi's book of photographs of them entitled "Bob & Rod," their relationship and their careers, politics, posing, and spirituality.
|Take Back the Night march featuring a speech by Andrea Dworkin|
Actuality of the Women Take Back the Night march held in Los Angeles on April 19, 1980. Contains a speech by feminist activist Andrea Dworkin (1946-1995), the Los Angeles Women's Chorus and the Great American Yankee Freedom Band of Los Angeles perform, interviews with participants and actualities from the crowd.
|The night the "Provos" took over KPFK|
Complete air-check of Radio Free Oz episode in which "Michael Agnello" and "Peter Lief" of the "Provo" movement are interviewed by host Peter Bergman, receiving calls and answering questions from listeners. Eventually members of the Hollywood "Provo" group arrive, take over the airwaves, and shut down the show. Produced by Peter Bergman. Last broadcast on KPFK July 24, 1974. Also see KZ4053 .
|Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival|
Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival just after the release of her album Turning it over, on Olivia Records.
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|Singer/songwriter Jamie Anderson is interviewed by Lori Medigovich|
Lori Medigovich plays the music of and interviews lesbian singer/songwriter Jamie Anderson. They discuss her life, her music, and women's and lesbian music in general.
|Local lesbian musicians (Part 3 of 3)|
Unsigned lesbian musicians perform their original material with host Lori Medigovich. Artists and their songs include Sophia "Carrying the load," Kelly Conway "Don't be gone too long," Jennifer James "The silence of forbidden," Marcia Lost "I feel like flying," Jessie X "Obstinance," Madelyn "Stay," and Julie Dagel "We're gonna win the cup."
|Local lesbian musicians (Part 2 of 3)|
Unsigned lesbian musicians perform their original material with host Lori Medigovich. Artists and their songs include Donna Wade "I'm your friend," Gina Acuna "Worry me," Sharon Kutcher "Part of me," Pope Joan "Elaine," Susan Lira[sp?] "Everyone knows when she's there," Carol Simpson "You've got nothing to lose," Laura Domingo "Mystic melody," and Phoenix Rising "Politically correct potluck song."
|Local lesbian musicians (Part 1 of 3)|
Unsigned lesbian musicians perform their original material with host Lori Medigovich. Artists and their songs include Jessie X, Madelyn[sp?] "This is real life," Marcia Lost "Worth the waiting," Rafaela Vasu[sp?] "Talk to me," Pam & Maggie "It's not easy," and Sally Landers "Messages."
|Palestinian and Jewish women in dialogue: women speak out against occupation (Part 2 of 2)|
Highlights from the Southern California Palestinian and Jewish Women in Dialogue conference, Women Speak Out Against Occupation, held February 21, 1988 in Los Angeles. Question and answer session with speakers Nadia Said[sp?] Bettendorf, Nava Sonnenschein, and Angela Odeh. Produced by Lucia Chappelle.
|Palestinian and Jewish women in dialogue: women speak out against occupation (Part 1 of 2)|
Highlights from the Southern California Palestinian and Jewish Women in Dialogue conference, Women Speak Out Against Occupation, held February 21, 1988 in Los Angeles. Produced by Lucia Chappelle.
|Cartoonist Andrea Natalie interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Andrea Natalie, lesbian feminist cartoonist, author, creator, and artist of three cartoon series collections "Stonewall Riots," "The Night Audrey's Vibrator Spoke," and "Rubyfruit Mountain" interviewed by Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine. They discuss her work, other lesbian feminist cartoonists, and her life.
|Patricia Nell Warren interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Patricia Nell Warren, novelist & author of "The Front Runner," "Fancy Dancer," "One is the Sun," and "Harlan's Race" is interviewed by Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine on her books, her life & the Eagles school program for gay youth.
|June Jordan interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine interviews June Jordan, author of "Haruko/Love Poems," "Technical Difficulties," and "On Call: Political Essays, 1981-1985," on her writing, politics, feminism, racism and the state of America. Jordan reads her poem "Postscript for Haruko: On War and Peace" from her book "Haruko/Love Poems." (Program ends at 00:28:21, but additional material continues)
|Crips and Bloods speak about gang life|
Four Los Angeles area gang members, Spud and Jason (Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric (Baby Nerve) and Nate (Caliber) of the Crips recount how they got involved with gangs, everyday life as a gang member, the drugs and killings associated with gangs, what gangs represent to them, the economic problems confronting inner city youth, harassment by the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, gangs coming together to protect their community, voting, and tearing down the system...
|Crips and Bloods speak out about the Los Angeles uprising|
Four gang members from opposing gangs--Spud and Jason(Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric(Baby Nerve) and Nate(Caliber) of the Crips, talk about the Rodney King beating and the civil unrest that followed the police aquittals, the relationship of gangs to the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, the systematic oppression of African-Americans in the United States, and creating unity with the black community...
|Gary Snyder, Zen poet: interviewed by Austin Strauss|
Gary Synder (b. 1930), Pulitzer Prize winning poet (1975), reads and discusses his work and it's world context. Synder reads the title poem from his latest publication, "Axe Handles." Synder discusses meditation, Buddhism and martial arts before reciting another poem "Breasts." Synder examines the Reagan administration's policies towards the Third World, nuclear disarmament and tribal people, then reads "Cricket" and explores the aesthetics of simple poetry...
|The spiritual and political significance of Chanukah|
Arthur Waskow, Director of Shalom Jewish Peace Center in Philadelphia, talks with Joel Gamon about Chanukah as both a religious and a political event. He traces the history of Chanukah, from the 100 BC Maccabee's liberation of the Holy Temple from Syrian and Solukian Empires. Chanukah emerged from those events at the darkest time of the year. It means a re-dedication of the desecrated temple, and 8 days of light during the darkest part of winter...
|Our sheroes and heroes / Maya Angelou ; interviewed by Susan Anderson.|
Recording contains Susan Anderson's 1976 interview with Maya Angelou, talking about her new book Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas, her first friendship with a white woman, her sense of religion, her career, and her never ending sense of frustration with her writing. Recording also includes excerpts from Angelou's 1982 speech given at Los Angeles Community College talking about the differences between white women and black women and the women's movement...
|CIA Town Meeting with Victor Marchetti, Bella Abzug, Allan Cranston|
Recording includes Victor Marchetti making statement about the CIA investigation, Q and A with Bella Abzug, Alan Cranston and others. Also see BC2269A and BC2269B for more information. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Broadcast on KPFK on May 30, 1975.
|News reports on the CIA|
John D. Marks and others speaking possibly at congressional hearings. Telephone interview with John D. Marks. News report on three former FBI plots to kill San Diego State University economics professor Peter Boehmer. Broadcast on KPFK.
|Developments in the middle east , retired CIA agents conference, and making the CIA budget public.|
Top Secret radio. Recording begins with an interview about developments in the Middle East. Katherine Ferguson reports from a conference for retired CIA agents and staff in Arlington, VA and interviews David Philips, founder of the association for retired intelligence officers. Ferguson and Krulwich report on and re-enact the debate in the House of Representatives on an initiative by Connecticut congressman Robert Giaimo making the CIA budget available to the public.
|Reports on Operation Hoodwink, intelligence and the IRS, the cost of intelligence operations, Nixon's role in Chile|
Katherine Ferguson reports on COINTELPRO Operation Hoodwink, IRS intelligence operations including Special Service Staff, the cost of intelligence, and Robert Krulwich reports on Nixon's plot to prevent Allende's presidency in Chile. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975.
|Interview with Ron Dellums on illegal activities by the FBI.|
Bill Sokol talks with Oakland Congressman Ron Dellums about several documents he produced before the House Select Committee related to project "Inlet" and alleged wrongdoing by the FBI. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975.
|Bill Wallace on the National Security Agency and Ralph Nader on public apathy to the CIA disclosures|
Pt 1. Bill Sokel interviews Bill Wallace, former National Security Agency employee and currently from the Center for National Security Studies about the activities of the National Security Agency. Pt 2. Ralph Nader talks about public apathy to the CIA disclosures. Broadcast on KPFK, May 30, 1975.
|Tim Butz describes domestic intelligence operations by the FBI and CIA|
Tim Butz, co-editor of "Counterspy" magazine, talks about the FBI's COINTELPRO counter-intelligence program, the CIA's operation CHAOS, and domestic spying in the United States. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975(?).
|Top secret radio examinations of the CIA: the Philippines|
First in a series of programs on the history and activities of the CIA leading up to the investigation of the CIA by the United States senate in July this year. Report based largely on William J. Palmeroy's book The Philippines: a CIA testing ground, about the CIA and U.S. actions in the Philippines after World War II; readings by David Boxall, Mike Hodel, Emily Schiller, Tim McGovern, and Jim Berland...
|Top secret radio report with Jim Berland|
Program includes a report on the steps the CIA took to overthrow the Allende government, as reported in the New York Times, a report on perjury charges that maybe facing CIA director Richard Helms, and the Washington Report on events affecting the CIA with Katherine Ferguson and Robert Krulwich. Broadcast on KPFK in 1975.
|Philip Agee speaks about his experiences working for the CIA|
Philip Agee speaks about his experiences as a CIA agent in the 1960s, predominantly in South America.
|Agents go public|
Recording contains interviews and speeches regarding CIA misconduct and former CIA agents speaking out against the organizations' activities. Pt.1. Tim McGovern interview of former CIA agent Philip Agee about his book and experiences in Latin America (from TSR 8/17/75). Includes a report on the Rockefeller Commission --Pt.2. Dave Boxall reads an excerpt from the Rockefeller Commission report to the President on the CIA's activities within the U.S...
|The CIA director testifies / William Colby ; analysis by Robert Krulwich.|
Open Journal episode concerning reports of the CIA employing newsmen for information gathering and dissemination, including CIA director William Colby's testimony before the House on Intelligence Commission on utilizing foreign news agencies for planting false stories. Episode begins with Robert Krulwich's report, which includes a speech by journalist Stuart Loory on the three dozen reporters discovered on the CIA's payroll...
|The internal danger : uncovering covert CIA activities|
Collage of readings, speeches, and testimony on foreign and domestic espionage performed by the CIA. Part 1. Victor Marchetti discusses why he left the CIA and his criticisms of CIA activities (see KZ0390 )--Part 2. CIA director William Colby's 1975 testimony before the House Miliatary Appropriations Subcommittee regarding CIA files being kept on Americans--Part 3. John D. Marks, former State Department employee and co-Author of "The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence" discusses CIA scandals--Part...
|The CIA involvement in Nicaragua and Central America / Philip Agee|
Former CIA agent Philip Agee (1935-2008) talks to Pacifica's Pat Hynds about the dangers of counter revolution in Nicaragua, as fomented by CIA activities including the propaganda campaign, economic destabilization, and military maneuvers around Grenada. He discusses the revocation of his passport, the Intelligence Identity Protection Act, the similarity and differences between the revolutions in Nicaragua, Chile, and Cuba, and explains his critique of Haig's "White Paper" on El Salvador...
|Pacifica collage / produced by Terry Hodel.|
A collage of highlights and historical moments from Pacifica's radio programming, demonstrating the difference between public and commercial radio, and promoting the need to support a free speech alternative. Broadcast on KPFK.
|Memorial for Phil Ochs / produced by Ed Pearl (Part 2 of 2)|
Program dedicated to political songwriter and performer Phil Ochs (1940-1976) that includes a May 1973 Studs Terkel interview with Ochs and close friend Bob Gibson, and Ed Pearl interviewing Ochs' brother and manager Michael. Studs Terkel interview includes Ochs and Gibson singing songs from and discussing Ochs' life and musical career. Michael Ochs talks to Ed Pearl about Phil and plays songs from Chords of Fame, a best-of compilation Michael produced months after Phil's death...